Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has warned people of Karonga District of more rains which may result into serious as well as dangerous floods.
The ministry says in a statement that it has received a report from the Department of Disaster Management that the northern region especially Karonga District is expected to receive rains for five consecutive days.
This, according to the statement signed by Sadram Maweru, Director of Irrigation and Water Development in the ministry, is likely to cause rivers such as Songwe, North Rukuru and Lufilya to flood causing a lot of damages to people and their properties.
“We would like to appeal to people along these rivers to be alert especially at night and if possible to vacate to uplands for fear of loss of life and properties, “lead part of the statement.
Contrary to other parts of the country, the northern region has received more than excessive rains that have seen some people losing their lives while others homeless.
Meanwhile government is on the ground in trying to assist those affected by the calamity.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :